Candy Flower (Montia sibirica)

Candy Flower (Montia sibirica) near Auburn, WA
Candy Flower (Montia sibirica) near Auburn, WA

The Candy Flower is also know as Sibrian Miner’s Lettuce a close relative of Miner’s Lettuce (Montia perfoliata). The flower has 5 petals and measures about 16mm across.

Candy Flower Plant (Montia sibirica) near Auburn, WA
Candy Flower Plant (Montia sibirica) near Auburn, WA

The stem and leaves are succulent in nature, very similar to traditional Miner’s Lettuce.